2022 Prize Winners
We are delighted to announce 10 winning projects, organisations and scientists from 8 nations. They share a prize fund of £250,000.
We also have two prizes with non-financial awards, and are pleased to recognise one Andrew Tyler Award winner, and three Political Achievement award winners.
Details and introductory videos to all winners are below, and you can download the Awards brochure (PDF 5.8MB) which includes profiles of each winner.
The New Zealand Anti-Vivisection Society (NZAVS)
Project: Removal of the social license of the notorious Forced Swim Test in NZ.
PUBLIC AWARENESS PRIZE (Current Projects)
Ms Carlota Saorsa & Dr Carlos Contreras
Project: Undercover investigation at Vivotecnia laboratory.
The Acute Systemic Toxicity team within RTI International
Project: Mapping mechanistic pathways of acute oral systemic toxicity using chemical structure and bioactivity measurements.
Ärzte gegen Tierversuche e.V.
Project: NAT-Database: Raising public awareness for Non-Animal Technologies to promote a human-based research generating human-relevant results.
Prof.dr. Pamela Bejdić
University of Sarajevo Veterinary Facility, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Project: Dual Education System as a New Tool for Improving Practical Skills and Vocational Training of Veterinary Medicine Students.
YOUNG RESEARCHER PRIZES
Dr Arthur de Carvalho e Silva
University of Birmingham, UK
Project: Integrating physiologically-based pharmacokinetic modelling and ‘omics data to derive health-based guidance values for perfluorinated chemicals.
Dr Sudeep Joshi
The Francis Crick Institute and King’s College London, UK
Project: A robotic process automation system for biomanufacturing animal-free in-vitro 3D tissue and organoid models for drug screening.
Dr Shagun Krishna
National Toxicology Program (DNTP), National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), USA
Project: Computational Cardiotoxicology: Building an AI-assisted alternative method-based toxicity screening pipeline.
Prof. Dr. Francesca Grisoni
Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands
Project: Combining artificial intelligence and human organoids for animal-free drug discovery: towards a paradigm shift.
Mr Artur Silva
Federal University of Goiás, Brazil
Project: Lung-sens-on-a-chip model for mechanistic assessment of chemically-induced pulmonary sensitization: Providing building blocks for the respiratory allergy AOP.
ANDREW TYLER AWARD
Dr Gill Langley
POLITICAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS
Jytte Guteland MP
Social Democrats, Sweden
Tilly Metz MEP
National Assembly, South Korea